From Egyptian mummies to the Rosetta Stone, discover some of the 8 million artefacts and incredible exhibitions at the British Museum.

The British Museum (founded in 1753) is one of London's most popular museums for its remarkable collection of over 8 million items, spanning more than two million years of human history.

From the Collection of Prints and Drawings, to Prehistory and Europe, Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome - among others - the museum boasts some of the world's most famous historic objects, such as hte Rosetta Stone and Parthenon sculptures. Did you know its collection of Egyptian mummies are visited by nearly 7 million visitors per year?

London Pass holders can enjoy a complimentary audioguide at the British Museum.

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Monday 10.00 – 17.30
Tuesday 10.00 – 17.30
Wednesday 10.00 – 17.30
Thursday 10.00 – 17.30
Friday 10.00 – 20.30
Saturday 10.00 – 17.30
Sunday 10.00 – 17.30

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The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DD


020 7323 8181